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X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/R. van Weeren et al.; Optical: NAOJ/Subaru; Radio: NCRA/TIFR/GMRT

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Merging Galaxies Have a Violent Black Hole Particle Accelerator at Their Core

Two billion light-years away, two galaxies have collided and a supermassive black hole has been seen deep inside the collision, blasting a funnel of energetic particles into space.

January 18, 2017
7:00 AM EST